Menu Preview: Taste4Toolbox


On Thursday, March 10 at Aggressive Appliances, five of Orlando’s favorite chefs will serve up a delicious evening in support of Toolbox4Life, a non-profit program dedicated to helping survivors of abuse find a new path through culinary training.

Each chef will be stationed in their own state-of-the art kitchen, and guests are free to wander and sample different dishes and enjoy beverages throughout the evening. The all-star lineup is below:

Chef Greg Richie, SOCO and The Baoery – Korean Fried Chicken Bao with Fermented Radish and Cucumber

Chef Kevin Fonzo, K Restaurant and Winebar – Italian Mac n’ Cheese with Palmetto Creek Farms Italian Sausage, Roasted Tomatoes, Green Olives

Chef Kathleen Blake, The Rusty Spoon — Eggplant Polpettini with Lake Meadow Yogurt and Quinoa Brittle

Chef Jean-Stephane Poinard, Urbain 40 — Roman Gnocchi Topped with Duck Confit in a Port Jus Réduction and Micro Basil

Chef John Rivers, 4Rivers Smokehouse and The COOP —  Smoked Berkshire Pork Tamale Medallions with Cilantro Creme Fraiche and Bourbon Maple Drizzle

The event is from 6:30-9pm and also includes wines from Tim’s Wine Market, local craft beer from Orlando Brewing, and a collection of desserts from Blue Bird Bake Shop, jane’s short & sweet and Peterbrooke Chocolatier. Tickets are $100 each and available online or by calling 407-470-0741.